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Colorado Town Commits to Renewable Energy Townwide by 2035
U.S. News & World Report
Town council passed a similar resolution in August, stating the town's commitment to having all town facilities powered by renewable resources by 2025, but extending that commitment townwide was a bridge too far at the time, with individual council ...

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The Denver Post

Wind industry apprehensive as provision in House tax bill puts future projects on shaky ground
The Denver Post
Colorado's 3,029 megawatts of wind provides 17 percent of the state's electricity, which is the equivalent of powering 670,000 average American homes, according to American Wind Energy Association. There are 7,000 wind energy-related jobs in Colorado.

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Funding available for agricultural energy projects
High Plains Journal
The Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Colorado Energy Office are seeking applicants for agricultural energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The total amount available for assistance in Fiscal Year 2018 is $350,000. The funding is ...

U.S. News & World Report

10 Cities Committed to 100 Percent Renewable Energy
U.S. News & World Report
As Americans increasingly push for renewable energy usage – whether for economic, public health or environmental reasons – city and state leadership have embraced the idea in communities across the nation. As of November 2017, 47 cities, four counties ...

North American Windpower

Another Colorado Community Pledges 100% Renewable Energy
North American Windpower
The Breckenridge, Colo., town council has unanimously approved a resolution committing the community to shift away from dirty fossil fuels and to transition to 100% clean, renewable electricity by 2035. According to the Sierra Club, Breckenridge joins ...

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The Denver Post

Solar-powered potato farm in northeast Colorado turns up savings — and tasty spuds
The Denver Post
The installation is part of Colorado State University's Solar and Wind Assessments for Pivots, or SWAP, program from the university's Rural Energy Center. Weis was the first to actually install solar panels under Rural Energy Center programs, which ...

The Heights

Former Colorado Governor Bill Ritter Talks Energy and Environment in Age of Trump
The Heights
Former Colorado governor Bill Ritter Jr. discussed environmental and energy policy in the context of the Trump administration on Tuesday evening. Ritter spoke of the importance of the local and state governments in pursuing clean energy policies and ...

Letters to the editor: CU should support national carbon tax; report sexual harassment; thank you from those who stutter
Colorado Daily
12 letter, Patrick Murphy argues that there are better and more effective ways than a municipal electric source for Boulder to aim for the admirable goal of 100 percent renewable energy usage. I want to highlight one of the ... winners and losers, the ...

Texas Monthly

US House Tax Bill Bad for Wind Energy
Texas Monthly
But proponents of wind energy are worried about future growth in this renewable sector after the U.S. House voted Thursday to approve the Republican tax reform bill, which includes a provision that would retroactively cut the wind energy production tax ...

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Brophy: Wyo. missed wind energy opportunity
Wyoming Tribune
As a Colorado state senator and eastern Colorado farmer, I often felt like I had more in common with my Wyoming neighbors than I did with much of Colorado's growing population base. As more Californians moved to Colorado, I became envious of ...

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